FAA records detail hundreds of close calls between airplanes and drones

On Sunday, a swarm of small rogue drones disrupted air traffic across the country on a scale previously unseen in U.S. skies. At 8:51 a.m., a white drone startled the pilot of a JetBlue flight, appearing off the aircraft’s left wing moments before the jet landed at Los Angeles International Airport. Five hours later, a quadcopter […]

Louisville man charged in Great American Tower drone strike

A drone expert at Ohio University said some people who use drones recreationally may not actually know how to fly them. Consumers don’t have to be certified or trained before getting an unmanned aerial vehicle, said Michael Braasch, an electrical engineering professor at OU. “It’s a piece of cake, you can buy them off Amazon,” […]